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SubjectRe: Do not use synaptics extensions by default
On Sat, Jan 10, 2004 at 09:10:58PM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:

> Hi!
>
> > > > Why would you document something that is deprecated? It was removed so the
> > > > new users would not start using it instead of psmouse.proto. psmouse.noext
> > > > should be gone soon.
> > >
> > > My understanding is that Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt should
> > > document all available parameters...
> >
> > Well, I wouldn't mind documenting psmouse.noext, with a comment that it
> > shouldn't be used because it'll be removed in near future.
>
> AFAICS, it is still psmouse*_*noext in mainline kernel, so this should
> be correct...
>
> Pavel

No problem with this patch, though it'd be better if you could provide
it against the -mm kernel for Andrew.

> --- clean/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt 2004-01-09 20:24:12.000000000 +0100
> +++ linux/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt 2004-01-10 21:08:32.000000000 +0100
> @@ -795,6 +799,9 @@
> before loading.
> See Documentation/ramdisk.txt.
>
> + psmouse_noext= [HW,MOUSE,deprecated] Equivalent to psmouse_proto=bare,
> + will be removed in near future.
> +
> psmouse_proto= [HW,MOUSE] Highest PS2 mouse protocol extension to
> probe for (bare|imps|exps).
>
>
>
> --
> When do you have a heart between your knees?
> [Johanka's followup: and *two* hearts?]

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Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs, SuSE CR
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